Gloucester Road, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire GL51 8PB
10 reasons to choose Gloucester Road Primary School
Gloucester Road Primary School has a Schoolsmith Score® of 68. It is one of the best state primary schools in Cheltenham and one of the 4 best independent or state primaries within 1.5 miles.
Gloucester Road Primary School is a state primary school for boys and girls (50%/50%) between the ages of 3 and 11 years. It is a community school. The school was also rated as Outstanding by Ofsted in its last (2017) inspection. Reception places are usually oversubscribed every year, on first preference.
Average class size
Gloucester Road Primary School has one class per year, and an average class size of 29 pupils.
Average Year 6 SATS results from 2016-19 and 2022 show that Gloucester Road Primary School achieves above average attainment results. By the same measure, the school achieves above average scores for pupil progress.
The Gloucester Road Primary School curriculum
School curriculum also includes PSHE, French. Subjects are taught separately and are organised by topics, with cross-curricular linking. The school offers each child a handful of extra-curricular academic activities or hobby clubs.
More on the curriculum
There are regular educational trips for all year groups, visiting speakers and a residential trip in Year 6.
Most lessons are taught by the class teacher with some peripatetic and specialist teaching.
Sport at Gloucester Road Primary School
School offers between 10 and 15 different sports over the course of the year. Representative teams in major sports from Year 3.
The Arts at Gloucester Road Primary School
Art and music are taught as discrete subjects to all pupils. DT, drama, dance integrated into other subjects. Choir. There are some extra-curricular creative and performing arts clubs.
School hours are from 8.50am to 3.05pm. Breakfast club from 7.45am and after school clubs may extend the day.
Find another school near Gloucester Road Primary School
Holy Apostles’ Church of England Primary School, Charlton Kings (1.5 miles); Naunton Park Primary School (1.6 miles); Charlton Kings Junior School (2.5 miles).
The Cheltenham Ladies’ College (1.2 miles); Cheltenham College (1.3 miles); Dean Close School (1.8 miles).
Pate’s Grammar School (1.5 miles); Balcarras School (3.1 miles); Sir Thomas Rich’s School (6 miles).